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Forum: General Discussions 2 Nov 2008, 16:43
Replies: 1
Views: 1,137
Posted By sayonara
Re: Halloween

I liked the dance routine and the pyrotechnics.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Aug 2008, 11:21
Replies: 106
Views: 10,134
Posted By sayonara
Re: Planetarion Suggestion/Bitch Thread - Please read & reply!!!

So after days of planning an alliance attack, our fleets arrive to find SURPRISE! it's the planet of the ad banners. :D
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2008, 14:11
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By sayonara
Re: say sorry!

I love how people in the 21st Century can claim to be Knights Templar and expect to be taken seriously. It's charmingly naive.

Although I still think their beheading and incineration is the best...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2008, 14:05
Replies: 20
Views: 3,610
Posted By sayonara
Re: hi everyone

I remember a time when GD used to be laden with new posts every day, even between rounds, and all of PA-related forums was grass and trees.

Sigh.

/puffs pipe
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jul 2008, 17:58
Replies: 100
Views: 7,128
Posted By sayonara
Re: G to the De-tox

I bet his first thread rivals this one for laughs.
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jul 2008, 14:48
Replies: 100
Views: 7,128
Posted By sayonara
Re: G to the De-tox

http://icanhascheezburger.files.wordpress.com/2007/10/lolcat-funny-picture-moderator1.jpg

:o
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jul 2008, 11:42
Replies: 100
Views: 7,128
Posted By sayonara
Re: G to the De-tox

They mostly come at night.

Mostly.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2008, 22:42
Replies: 100
Views: 7,128
Posted By sayonara
Re: G to the De-tox

You must have seen that before, surely?
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2008, 21:47
Replies: 100
Views: 7,128
Posted By sayonara
Re: G to the De-tox

The problem with this is that you have, by stating that your discussion of spiritual matters is somewhat based in the realm of quantum mechanics, introduced an inconsistency into your own reasoning....
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2008, 19:26
Replies: 100
Views: 7,128
Posted By sayonara
Re: G to the De-tox

If you are going to talk in subjective terms and then claim that it is built on quantum mechanics, then you have to expect some intellectual resistance.

There are, after all, plenty of people who...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2008, 17:06
Replies: 100
Views: 7,128
Posted By sayonara
Re: G to the De-tox

I suspect that later on you may kick yourself for asking that.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jul 2008, 18:25
Replies: 100
Views: 7,128
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jul 2008, 13:42
Replies: 100
Views: 7,128
Posted By sayonara
Re: G to the De-tox

To be fair, it is difficult to say anything meaningful or constructive about a "thesis" which is a pile of wank.

While you are sat there typing out your pretentious, unfounded, evangelical tripe,...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Jul 2008, 06:56
Replies: 41
Views: 3,771
Posted By sayonara
Re: How much is PA worth? really!

That is all certainly true. I think where we really differ on this is in how strong we perceive the brand to be.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Jul 2008, 14:31
Replies: 41
Views: 3,771
Posted By sayonara
Re: How much is PA worth? really!

Ha, good answer. That's a sufficiently broad definition to let PA qualify :D


Yes, this is all true. But let's not simply assume that shoring up PA's decaying form is going to be less effort and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Jul 2008, 01:28
Replies: 41
Views: 3,771
Posted By sayonara
Re: How much is PA worth? really!

Monroe, what definition of "technology company" are you using?

I am pretty sure that spending your combined $50k on writing a new game from scratch would be a much wiser investment, never mind the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Jul 2008, 01:27
Replies: 41
Views: 3,771
Posted By sayonara
Re: How much is PA worth? really!

Monroe, what definition of "technology company" are you using?

I am pretty sure that spending your combined $50k on writing a new game from scratch would be a much wiser investment, never mind the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Jul 2008, 17:31
Replies: 41
Views: 3,771
Posted By sayonara
Re: How much is PA worth? really!

That's only the value of potential income though. The actual saleable value of the game can only be the most anyone is prepared to pay for it.

Realistically that is going to be lower, unless the...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jul 2008, 17:26
Replies: 20
Views: 3,610
Posted By sayonara
Re: hi everyone

Yes, down with the pigs and errr... et cetera.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Jul 2008, 23:55
Replies: 41
Views: 2,582
Posted By sayonara
Re: Alliance Flags, (New) Battlegroups, and in-game politics system

What damned good is a private bitch-fight?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Jul 2008, 23:54
Replies: 41
Views: 3,771
Posted By sayonara
Re: How much is PA worth? really!

Ah I see what you mean, shareholder of course. In return for buying shares I would expect Team PA to pull their fingers out and increase the value of the shares, like any other company. But dividends...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Jul 2008, 23:40
Replies: 41
Views: 3,771
Posted By sayonara
Re: How much is PA worth? really!

A. I would pay up to £5,000 (USD$10,000).

B. Because while it's fun, it has all the hallmarks of a mediocre product with limited appeal. I'm not confident I could multiply my returns that easily....
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jul 2008, 23:03
Replies: 20
Views: 3,610
Posted By sayonara
Re: hi everyone

Much as I was in 2004 to be honest, except that I am now a police officer. Who saw that one coming? Not me, that's for sure.

Guessing I have missed some golden GD moments.

U?
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Jul 2008, 22:14
Replies: 41
Views: 2,582
Posted By sayonara
Re: Alliance Flags, (New) Battlegroups, and in-game politics system

He said your ideas are supported by cliches, not that they are cliched themselves.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jul 2008, 22:13
Replies: 20
Views: 3,610
Posted By sayonara
Re: hi everyone

Hey princess.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Jul 2008, 18:03
Replies: 41
Views: 2,582
Posted By sayonara
Re: Alliance Flags, (New) Battlegroups, and in-game politics system

I don't personally think that you are in the minority at all, in the sense of how you feel about the game. I think that the minority you are in is the group of players who are sick of newb bashing,...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Jul 2008, 17:38
Replies: 41
Views: 2,582
Posted By sayonara
Re: Alliance Flags, (New) Battlegroups, and in-game politics system

I think he's just trying to point out that you can't realistically expect to poo-poo a counterargument by waving bad analogies about. He doesn't seriously think you are calling him a Nazi.

Nobody...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Jul 2008, 20:13
Replies: 41
Views: 2,582
Posted By sayonara
Re: Alliance Flags, (New) Battlegroups, and in-game politics system

Well I said correct me if I'm wrong...

Having read some of your other posts since I wrote that, I see that you have been around for a bit. I didn't mean to offend you... it was just the impression...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 21 Jul 2008, 22:54
Replies: 41
Views: 2,582
Posted By sayonara
Re: Alliance Flags, (New) Battlegroups, and in-game politics system

Aedolaws, part of the enjoyment of PA is taking part in alliance activities and trying to get accepted to the bigger ones by becoming good at the game.

Dividing up the players into A groups and B...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Jul 2008, 22:42
Replies: 11
Views: 1,575
Posted By sayonara
Re: To the one who created the Spreadsheet skin

Pish-posh. It can be used, it just won't be visible in all browsers (i.e. Internet Explorer users will fail to notice one more thing they don't have).
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Jul 2008, 14:15
Replies: 11
Views: 1,575
Posted By sayonara
Re: To the one who created the Spreadsheet skin

<style type="text/css">
h1:before
{
content: 'Eonium';
}
</style>

I don't think that works in IE (not tested any CSS in IE since version 6 came out), but it's simple to implement and it's...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Jul 2008, 14:09
Replies: 106
Views: 10,134
Posted By sayonara
Re: Planetarion Suggestion/Bitch Thread - Please read & reply!!!

Or go the other way entirely; host a Planetarion World Cup and encourage a bit of national animosity for a laugh.


Shhhhh.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jul 2008, 02:03
Replies: 20
Views: 3,610
Posted By sayonara
Re: hi everyone

I see not much has changed since my last post 3.5 years ago :bunny:
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2005, 13:25
Replies: 43
Views: 1,091
Posted By sayonara
Re: A slap in the face for the poor

You mean the one that says "Basic pay: £26,936"?

:confused:
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2005, 13:21
Replies: 31
Views: 850
Posted By sayonara
Re: Creationism thread for 24/2/05

Yes, I was deliberately leaving that one alone since it may still turn out to be another Ultrasauros. But let's assume it's a separate species for this thread.

Since the passage quoted is...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2005, 10:27
Replies: 31
Views: 850
Posted By sayonara
Re: Creationism thread for 24/2/05

Errr... who said we evolved from dinosaurs?

Tell me so I might mock them.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2005, 10:14
Replies: 31
Views: 850
Posted By sayonara
Re: Creationism thread for 24/2/05

The "tree expert" they emailed told them that the most commonly referred-to cedar in the Middle East grows to about 40m.

The biggest dinosaurs - the Sauropoda - grew about 25-30m in length, about...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 24 Feb 2005, 18:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By sayonara
Re: HTML/CSS - not using tables for layout

I would use em units for the navigation width and content left margin, to allow for text size changes, but otherwise it's very elegant.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 23 Feb 2005, 19:01
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By sayonara
Re: Disabilities and Discrimination Act and websites

Can't said I've ever had that problem while using it.

If the images are too numerous, and/or too large, I'd expect the emulator's requests to time out.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 22 Feb 2005, 23:22
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By sayonara
Re: Disabilities and Discrimination Act and websites

Because that's not necessary.

Colour blindness web page emulator (http://colorfilter.wickline.org/)
Forum: Programming and Discussion 22 Feb 2005, 15:22
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By sayonara
Re: Flash Menus

To be honest the Professional version of MX 2004 has some astounding functionality compared to, say, Flash 4.

But like you say; most of the time it's completely misused.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 22 Feb 2005, 13:44
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By sayonara
Re: Flash Menus

Both fixed in 2004 MX. That'll make the three people who use it happy :up:
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 23:59
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By sayonara
Re: GD needs an RSS feed.

My favourite mot faux <3


True, but it's aces double-plus if one is:

a) Far too lazy to wait for the whole page to load,
b) Too soaked in gin to read a whole page,
c) Lacking in spare...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 21:02
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By sayonara
Re: GD needs an RSS feed.

It's a regularly-updated XML list of the recently posted or updated threads, which can be bookmarked in Firefox or displayed using a news scroller. They are rather handy.

Yes, VBulletin has...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Feb 2005, 20:31
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By sayonara
Re: Flash Menus

There are easier and better ways to do anything that makes frames 'good'.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Feb 2005, 19:15
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By sayonara
Re: Flash Menus

You should only use Flash if you are making a site for a client who is too stupid and too rich to be talked out of it in anything less than five working days.

If you use frames I'll find you. I'LL...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 14:00
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By sayonara
Re: Operation Black Vote

Presumably they thought strawman was the best way to get their point across.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 13:31
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By sayonara
Re: Microsoft and the young

It made me laugh :up:
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 10:33
Replies: 65
Views: 1,609
Posted By sayonara
Re: Jesus Christ was tortured and died because of you! Yes, you!

I don't have a problem with that.

Does anyone have a problem with that?
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 10:23
Replies: 28
Views: 902
Posted By sayonara
Re: Isn't the internet fun!

Yes.



(But does that say more about your post, or the kind of person who neg reps?)
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Feb 2005, 09:36
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By sayonara
Re: Anyone who knows anything about Firefox- Create this extension:

There was such a creature for 0.8, but I am not sure if it has been reworked for 1.0 yet.

:(
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 09:33
Replies: 7
hey
Views: 430
Posted By sayonara
Re: hey

Call me an old fuddy-duddy, but the electricity & bare skin combo never really appealed to me.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 09:32
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By sayonara
Re: My Big Fat Greek Wedding

If you don't exaggerate their characteristics by at least a factor of 100, immigrants are too much like "real" Americans and therefore can't be easily exploited as the subject of mockery.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2005, 12:25
Replies: 48
Views: 931
Posted By sayonara
Re: Phrases that make you want to cave someones skull in with a claw hammer

"Yeah, but at the end of the day, [insert banal reasoning here]"

Makes me want to kick babies.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2005, 17:59
Replies: 87
Views: 1,615
Posted By sayonara
Re: Valentine's Day

I wouldn't have thought Dace has time to be homophobic on a night out.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2005, 17:58
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

Invader Zim, you squealy Earth worm baby.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2005, 17:56
Replies: 87
Views: 1,615
Posted By sayonara
Re: Valentine's Day

After some experimentation, I have found that the best way to prevent people from being bigoted and homophobic is to stab them in the leg.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2005, 17:54
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

Presumably, when he says "fundamentalist Christians", he is refering to [any] Christians who lean toward fundamentalism (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fundamentalism).
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2005, 13:23
Replies: 25
Views: 777
Posted By sayonara
Re: StarGate Atlantis

They are possibly looking to steal the "longest-running drama" belt from X-Files, after which Richard Dean Anderson will have to pay for each episode himself.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 23:54
Replies: 25
Views: 777
Posted By sayonara
Re: StarGate Atlantis

Stargate SG1 is confirmed for Season 9, which will take a somewhat different turn with a 5-episode arc involving Claudia Black's character (Vala) and may well involve the "we need weapons" story...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 22:12
Replies: 5
Views: 1,111
Posted By sayonara
Re: Crazy Apache Gattling Gun Video

the radar, under, porn, Sneaking.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 19:44
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 16:42
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By sayonara
Re: Have any of you grown up ones...

A Franklin Covey is a planner for your ENTIRE LIFE (but mainly work), the organisational powers of which are based in making you write personal and confidential information down all in one...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 16:38
Replies: 25
Views: 777
Posted By sayonara
Re: StarGate Atlantis

The d/l rates on Atlantis torrents rule.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 16:36
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By sayonara
Re: Have any of you grown up ones...

So "no" in your case.

Cherish the freedom Newsie. Cherish the not knowing!
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 16:35
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By sayonara
Re: Have any of you grown up ones...

But I have Outlook for doing that :confused:

I am sure there must be something in this "Sharpen the Saw" business that I can exploit for my own amusement.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 16:18
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By sayonara
Question Have any of you grown up ones...

...inexplicably been given a Franklin Covey at work?

And if so, are there any highly amusing ways of abusing it I should know about?
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 16:12
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By sayonara
Re: Green house effect and Boyle´s law

Well sure, but whether it's man-made or natural doesn't really matter to the mechanics of it all.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 16:09
Replies: 25
Views: 777
Posted By sayonara
Re: StarGate Atlantis

Ah - Atlantis is over (with "The Siege, Part II" being the cliffhangar), but "Threads" is episode 8-18 of SG1. Sorry, was getting a bit ahead of myself there.

So in summary, Sky 1 has two more...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 16:07
Replies: 25
Views: 777
Posted By sayonara
Re: StarGate Atlantis

SG1 Season 8 and SA Season 1 were both contracted for twenty episodes each.

:confused:

Mind you, Sky 1 are idiots, so that might explain things.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 15:43
Replies: 25
Views: 777
Posted By sayonara
Re: StarGate Atlantis

Don't worry about that fake "last episode". Season 8 just finished on Sky1, and Season 9 is confirmed (complete with Ben Browder and more Claudia Black) - so there's plenty more SG1 coming your way...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 15:40
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By sayonara
Re: Green house effect and Boyle´s law

The greenhouse effect is more due to the relative composition of the atmosphere than its density, so if it is self-regulating it won't be for the reasons above.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 14:21
Replies: 13
Views: 512
Posted By sayonara
Re: Leaked Star Wars Episode III Trailer!!!!

Yes, after they've already begun downloading the content.

Misrepresentation sucks.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 14:18
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By sayonara
Re: Would you like to know the benefits of being a Moderator?

Only according to Captain Kirk, who as we all know is a fountain of morality.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 14:16
Replies: 118
Poo
Views: 1,879
Posted By sayonara
Re: Poo

Right, this isn't going anywhere. Let's approach from another angle.

If downloading a duplicate of a file is deprivation or infringement of property rights, why is it so much more difficult for...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 13:54
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By sayonara
Re: WOuld you like to know the benefits of being a Moderator?

You forgot to mention that the mods get first pick o' the honeys.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 13:48
Replies: 13
Views: 512
Posted By sayonara
Re: Leaked Star Wars Episode III Trailer!!!!

For anyone who doesn't like having their bandwidth wasted, this is not a leaked trailer, but a spoof.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 13:43
Replies: 118
Poo
Views: 1,879
Posted By sayonara
Re: Poo

That was the point I was making. I was not disagreeing with you, but with Yahwe's choice of words. Imagine that post prefaced with "Moreover ".
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 13:30
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

What I mean is, that my question now changes from "how did this behaviour emerge [in the birds under observation]", to "how did this behaviour emerge in the parents".

If a behaviour is taught, it...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 13:26
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

This is just a thought, but if you don't know anything about ecology you probably shouldn't be making ecological statements, because you lack the knowledge and understanding required to support them....
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 13:23
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

The problem with that is that it just moves the requirement for an explanation to the previous generation.


[edit]

Some monkey negative repped me for this 'state the obvious' comment, and...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 14 Feb 2005, 13:22
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By sayonara
Re: Cheap .co.uk domains?

I pay about the same as the Impulsed gold plan, but have forty times as much space, more bandwidth, and a 30-domain reseller account.

Do they offer anything that would make switching worthwhile?...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 13:12
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

What I was most intrigued by was how that behaviour emerged, but that was never touched on :(
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 13:03
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

I can't for the life of me remember the correct term, so I can only describe it as "that thing where a flock of birds fly in a delta formation, and the vortices caused by the wings of the birds ahead...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 13:01
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By sayonara
Re: Oh noes!

It's to give you something else to think about, and keep your hands where they're unlikely to encounter man mitts.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 12:53
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

yes, hence the 'if only'.


What I found strange during evol. lectures on bird flight was the emergence of that vortex-sharing behaviour. Now that was an interesting way to save energy.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 12:47
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By sayonara
Re: Oh noes!

I think you have an unhealthy obssession with your boss's hand. You obviously aren't using enough internet.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 12:45
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

Gah, see edit.

Yes, the headwind will make a major difference. If only the birds could assume ideal conditions too.

This is going to become a "why fly at all?" discussion soon.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 12:40
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

Well, in the case of birds, what do you mean by "high speed"?

I think we can take it as read that few bird species will have adapted to accelerate past the point where they are making the optimum...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 12:32
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

True, but my trundling-along-at-work speed brain is rationalising it as energy required "per unit lift" - and by extension oxygen - must necessarily be lower if lift generation is more efficient. If...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 12:28
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

If you do, then I suspect your interpretation of where I'm going is not accurate.

Very few species strive for anything, never mind balance with the environment (by which I take it you mean their...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 12:15
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By sayonara
Re: Green house effect and Boyle´s law

Three out of three variables changing at the same time?

Put it this way - within limits, I can make gas in a bottle more energetic without allowing its volume to increase.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 12:12
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

I suppose something as mundane as "they generate lift more efficiently at high speed" could also be a factor.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 12:09
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

Then presumably that camp is one held over the summer, for people who wish to develop their powers of observation.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 12:05
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By sayonara
Re: Green house effect and Boyle´s law

It's sufficiently "not open" - in terms of particles escaping per unit particles accelerating - for there to be a problem, one presumes.

The fact that the atmosphere has any kind of major dynamics...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 11:59
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

Either "in before edit", or "quoi?".

Whichever applies.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 11:57
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

Shhhhhh.

I didn't actually mean that you should continue the point.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 11:41
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

It's the premise of all the best* threads.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 11:38
Replies: 87
Views: 1,615
Posted By sayonara
Re: Valentine's Day

How about "Slow Realisation of the Shortcomings of Obligatory Romance Day"?
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 11:34
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

Well done, you found the best (i.e. funniest) argument for anything ever.

I hope someone eventually uses that in a serious context.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 11:03
Replies: 87
Views: 1,615
Posted By sayonara
Re: Valentine's Day

I suggest we rename it "Dependency Day".
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 10:59
Replies: 56
Views: 1,304
Posted By sayonara
Re: ways to spectacularly cock up valentines day no. #213

Oh yeah - get well soon RR and so forth ;)
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 10:58
Replies: 56
Views: 1,304
Posted By sayonara
Re: ways to spectacularly cock up valentines day no. #213

Considering he had allllllll weekend to buy a pressie and decided the optimum time was half-way through the event itself, I'd consider that at least slightly spectacular.

ps - that avatar is ace.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 14 Feb 2005, 10:38
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By sayonara
Re: Here's a new one... (PHP/HTML/Dunno)

If you want good accessibility, don't use href="javascript: ..."
Or, at the very least, write that entire link to the client with JS and provide a <noscript> substititute.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 10:29
Replies: 43
Views: 1,001
Posted By sayonara
Re: Would you like to know the benefits of being a Christian?

Good, as long as we can both see it then all is well.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 09:46
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By sayonara
Re: Superman is a <censored>

This is one of those pages that gets you into trouble at work for giggling like one of Dace's dates.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 09:36
Replies: 43
Views: 1,001
Posted By sayonara
Re: Would you like to know the benefits of being a Christian?

Yes, but that's not really going to be any help when the perpetrator is making their first post.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 09:11
Replies: 43
Views: 1,001
Posted By sayonara
Re: Would you like to know the benefits of being a Christian?

It's not so much that which is the problem, but that he asked "Would you like to know..." then immediately started evangelising without giving anyone the opportunity to say "NO".

Way to imply...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 09:09
Replies: 118
Poo
Views: 1,879
Posted By sayonara
Re: Poo

I wouldn't even take it as failure (well, within a reasonable time frame), seeing as a forum represents an asynchronous communications method.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 01:53
Replies: 43
Views: 1,001
Posted By sayonara
Re: Would you like to know the benefits of being a Christian?

Wish we could see all those lovely rep comments s/he is accumulating :(
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 01:48
Replies: 43
Views: 1,001
Posted By sayonara
Re: Would you like to know the benefits of being a Christian?

There's always AWF for such modifications.

Can you access that since the fix by the way? I had a complaint earlier from someone who obviously believes there's current content.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 01:33
Replies: 43
Views: 1,001
Posted By sayonara
Re: Would you like to know the benefits of being a Christian?

If there's one thing I like about my keyboard it's the Page Down key, which I will one day get around to relabelling as the "scroll past the crap and see what everyone else said in reply" key.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2005, 19:17
Replies: 19
Views: 521
Posted By sayonara
Re: Sued for being nice II

Wow, that must have been one hell of a panic attack if she'd managed to get to hospital by the next day.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2005, 19:08
Replies: 118
Poo
Views: 1,879
Posted By sayonara
Re: Poo

Is this disagreement per se, or disagreement with the way it has recently been bastardised?
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2005, 17:17
Replies: 95
Views: 2,273
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Science of Intelligent Design

Anyone want to help me build a Stark?
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2005, 17:07
Replies: 25
Views: 777
Posted By sayonara
Re: StarGate Atlantis

That was an ace cliffhanger.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2005, 17:03
Replies: 118
Poo
Views: 1,879
Posted By sayonara
Re: Poo

Don't presume to condescend to me Yahwe. You know perfectly well how it's relevant.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2005, 16:51
Replies: 118
Poo
Views: 1,879
Posted By sayonara
Re: Poo

Perhaps it is, but the relevant point here is that loss is a part of theft.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2005, 16:48
Replies: 118
Poo
Views: 1,879
Posted By sayonara
Re: Poo

I notice the word "owned" was segued into post #63.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 13 Feb 2005, 16:31
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By sayonara
Re: so im trying to learn CSS...

Here you go:
http://css.maxdesign.com.au/selectutorial/

That site gives the purpose of all the rules and properties. For troubleshooting I'd recommend codingforums.com...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Feb 2005, 13:32
Replies: 39
Views: 1,014
Posted By sayonara
Re: Donnie Darko

What happened is perfectly evident from the things that... happened.

The only real question that remains at the end of the film is whether the events were brought about as a natural physical...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 20 Jan 2005, 13:57
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By sayonara
Re: PHP, COOKIES, IMAGES, and the Devil

Image beacons are bad.

Use $_SERVER['http_referrer'] instead if you can.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jan 2005, 21:24
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Anarchists Cookbook

Also known as the Idiot's Deathtrap.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jan 2005, 17:24
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By sayonara
Re: Oh dear god

So it's not just an ironic user title?

Fantastic.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 10 Jan 2005, 17:16
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By sayonara
Re: Cheap .co.uk domains?

www.uh-hosting.co.uk
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2005, 16:19
Replies: 25
Views: 790
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2004, 14:18
Replies: 58
Views: 1,281
Posted By sayonara
Re: Mobile Phones

In what way are they "shit"?

I have been with them for nearly five years (i.e. since the beginning), and during that time I have saved about 50% compared to you contract muppets, and watched with...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2004, 03:31
Replies: 58
Views: 1,281
Posted By sayonara
Re: Mobile Phones

Either:

1) Virgin pay monthly,

2) Nothing.


In that order.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 19 Dec 2004, 03:18
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By sayonara
Re: Teach me about html input to a server side script please.

First things first: what server-side language are you using?
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2004, 03:13
Replies: 53
Views: 1,772
Posted By sayonara
Re: The 'does anybody like/did anybody like Yahwe' thread

Ahhh, this takes me back: http://www.stripcreator.com/comics/sayonara/68687

Shame he left actually because I was really enjoying making comics that had no plot or jokes whatsoever.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2004, 03:11
Replies: 41
Views: 1,927
Posted By sayonara
Re: Did the Apollo program successfully complete its mission??

It's not the thread that's stupid, it's (most of) the "evidence" that people usually provide to show we didn't land on the moon.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Dec 2004, 16:31
Replies: 41
Views: 1,927
Posted By sayonara
Re: Did the Apollo program successfully complete its mission??

No, that EricRainbolt chap.

The "the only historical events ever involved 20th Century America and were hand-picked by me" guy.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Dec 2004, 16:25
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 17 Dec 2004, 14:59
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By sayonara
Re: What does it mean ...

It means one of you is plugged in.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Dec 2004, 14:57
Replies: 41
Views: 1,927
Posted By sayonara
Re: Did the Apollo program successfully complete its mission??

He certainly was.

"If I ignore everything except events that fit this criterion, I only end up with events that FIT THIS CRITERION! What are chances?"
Forum: General Discussions 17 Dec 2004, 14:27
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By sayonara
Re: Oh wise and worldly people of GD

Unless processor shim is another way of writing "cyborg shemale", no idea. Sorry.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Dec 2004, 14:17
Replies: 53
Views: 1,772
Posted By sayonara
Re: The 'does anybody like/did anybody like Yahwe' thread

I voted for "liked him", although most of the time it was more like "didn't hate him".

Mind you, I was in group 1.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Dec 2004, 14:02
Replies: 141
Views: 3,365
Posted By sayonara
Re: So whats your "thing"

Stamina and a cigarette surplus.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Dec 2004, 13:52
Replies: 41
Views: 1,158
Posted By sayonara
Re: Bush ready to liberate Cuba

Oldest profession that is.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Dec 2004, 13:48
Replies: 41
Views: 1,927
Posted By sayonara
Re: Did the Apollo program successfully complete its mission??

You stole the crazy out of that SFN nutbag's head.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Dec 2004, 13:38
Replies: 41
Views: 1,158
Posted By sayonara
Re: Bush ready to liberate Cuba

OK and YES!

I am now in North-East Leeds, where the chavs are few and far between and the trees grow tall.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 17 Dec 2004, 09:51
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By sayonara
Re: Passing Flash Variables about

What version of Flash?

There are key differences between them with integration.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Dec 2004, 09:49
Replies: 41
Views: 1,158
Posted By sayonara
Re: Bush ready to liberate Cuba

Well, I'm glad I checked out this bump otherwise I would have missed all the stellar insight.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2004, 11:00
Replies: 44
Views: 691
Posted By sayonara
Re: Political Correctness

some of my best friends are black (http://www.gadgets.co.uk/images/lg_black-command-dalek.jpg)
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2004, 20:04
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By sayonara
Re: Attention Comic Book Readers

Please please please don't fk this one up :(
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2004, 15:51
Replies: 32
Views: 880
Posted By sayonara
Re: Is the US economy collapsing???

Don't forget onscreen keyboard, character map and Alt/Alt Gr :p
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2004, 15:35
Replies: 32
Views: 880
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2004, 14:58
Replies: 44
Views: 691
Posted By sayonara
Re: Political Correctness

On the basis that if I'm getting coffee for people then they're probably my friends, I'd ask if people wanted "coffee that's really dark brown in colour as there's no milk in it - a bit like you...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2004, 14:33
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By sayonara
Re: Lucy in the sky.with dollarbills

Slight problem with that - the French would no doubt target Flyingdales and Menworth Hill as their first strike.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 8 Dec 2004, 10:16
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By sayonara
Re: Database Licences

What exactly does the license cover?
Forum: General Discussions 7 Dec 2004, 20:18
Replies: 33
Views: 1,736
Posted By sayonara
Re: Your help needed! Please read!

Posting in a thread where someone asks for help on GD.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 7 Dec 2004, 20:16
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By sayonara
Re: frame and https

There's nothing wrong with it as such (in fact, since new windows open in tabs on my FF installation I personally prefer it for external content), but it is slightly user-hostile behaviour.

As...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Dec 2004, 17:48
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Wachowski Bro...err, Siblings

Now there's a man who looks like he knows what cool is.

Not really surprising they lost the plagiarism case, is it? More surprising that there has only been one.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Dec 2004, 17:45
Replies: 41
Views: 1,158
Posted By sayonara
Re: Bush ready to liberate Cuba

I don't think you scoffed enough at the use of the word "ensure".
Forum: Programming and Discussion 7 Dec 2004, 17:20
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By sayonara
Re: frame and https

****ing about with the user's expectations of navigation is bad, mmm-kay. (http://www.useit.com/alertbox/990530.html)

That includes providing alternate routes to (or for) the back and/or forward...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Dec 2004, 17:10
Replies: 55
Views: 1,302
Posted By sayonara
Re: People who use the toilets when they should use the urinals

You can't always see it as it's quite diffuse, but there is an awful lot of splash-back from urinals.

Nice eh?
Forum: General Discussions 7 Dec 2004, 01:03
Replies: 21
Views: 915
Posted By sayonara
Re: Peepshow

Point of view style comedy of personal inhibitions and self-delusion, as endured by two flatmates.

'Tis muchly recommended.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Dec 2004, 00:57
Replies: 21
Views: 915
Posted By sayonara
Re: Peepshow

fewer*




* posting to steal a correction from MrL, now he's back online
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2004, 15:11
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By sayonara
Re: funniest gig ever

"Funniest non-sober act ever" award has to go to Cerys Matthews of ex-Catatonia fame.

Dizzy bint.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Dec 2004, 13:53
Replies: 33
Views: 780
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Unwritten Rule

The unwritten, unspoken rule in presentations is that one always ruthlessly exploits the silence of other students to show that one is more informed.

Except I just wrote it down, so now the cat is...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Nov 2004, 17:16
Replies: 27
Views: 1,065
Posted By sayonara
Re: A Problem with the Special Theory of Relativity

We could just go with "the second velocity (when the observer heads in the opposite direction) is not c-v, it's also c+v", then nobody needs to worry about finding old threads.


[edit] I just...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Nov 2004, 19:47
Replies: 123
Views: 2,656
Posted By sayonara
Re: Ha Guys, HL2 is coming out soon.

Sierra are aware of the sound issue, so there should be a patch soon (if not already).
Forum: General Discussions 21 Nov 2004, 01:35
Replies: 123
Views: 2,656
Posted By sayonara
Re: Ha Guys, HL2 is coming out soon.

I liked the system RA2 had, which involved voluntary regional grouping based on the affiliations in the game.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 17 Nov 2004, 19:54
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By sayonara
Re: Regular Expressions and asterixs

I forgot - if the "stuff" is multiline, change (.*?) to ((?m).*?)
Forum: General Discussions 17 Nov 2004, 19:51
Replies: 23
Views: 808
Posted By sayonara
Re: Unusual CV

I like the bit where he tells his would-be employer "yeah, but it was okay because I was already looking for another job on the sly like, ha".
Forum: Programming and Discussion 17 Nov 2004, 17:21
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By sayonara
Re: Regular Expressions and asterixs

/(Subject\n\*{5}SPAM\*{5}(.*?)/

Assuming by "on the same line" you mean stuff following the last five asterisks.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 17 Nov 2004, 13:25
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By sayonara
Re: Regular Expressions and asterixs

Really Newsie, I am shocked at you. Asterisk.

www.regularexpressions.info

/\*{5}SPAM\*{5}/

I am just learning these mothers properly myself but I think that ought to work ^.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Nov 2004, 10:46
Replies: 56
Views: 840
Posted By sayonara
Re: quiz : how gay are you?

I said "old" when we did this last year, so this time I'm going to say "we don't need no commie quizes to tell us how gay we are" instead
Forum: General Discussions 17 Nov 2004, 10:44
Replies: 123
Views: 2,656
Posted By sayonara
Re: Ha Guys, HL2 is coming out soon.

Is that surprising?

It was the first day of simultaneous global release of what is possibly the most anticipated video game of all time.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 16 Nov 2004, 14:52
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By sayonara
Re: Forms, null values, and PHP/MySQL

Well, the idea with deprecation (in any language) is that it gives everyone the chance to switch their working practices over to the new method, so that when it finally drops out of the spec your...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 16 Nov 2004, 13:55
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By sayonara
Re: Forms, null values, and PHP/MySQL

Does it matter?

This is a 'best practices' question. One does not use deprecated code.

Wow, I can't believe you bumped this thread for that.
Forum: General Discussions 22 Oct 2004, 12:29
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By sayonara
Re: Resident Evil: Apocalypse (again)

Yes, there is a figure who passes behind the two-way mirror. My guess is it was Mr I'm In Charge and Real Bad.




[potential spoilage]
Forum: General Discussions 21 Oct 2004, 23:12
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By sayonara
Re: Resident Evil: Apocalypse (again)

Saw it last night. It was OK.

Better than the first one by about this much <--- --->
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Oct 2004, 22:50
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By sayonara
Re: Forms, null values, and PHP/MySQL

Oh yeah - I should probably mention that mysql_escape_string is deprecated.

Use this instead:
http://uk.php.net/manual/en/function.mysql-real-escape-string.php
Forum: General Discussions 18 Oct 2004, 12:37
Replies: 65
Views: 1,636
Posted By sayonara
Re: Dear Limey Assholes...

It's true: America's only export is entertainment.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Oct 2004, 16:36
Replies: 22
Views: 444
Posted By sayonara
Re: anyone with Mark's current address

Mark,
The bins at the back,
Pongo's Pizzatorium,
Cambridge
Forum: General Discussions 16 Oct 2004, 12:48
Replies: 22
Views: 444
Posted By sayonara
Re: anyone with Mark's current address

I only have his mobile number chaps.

Although theoretically Phang could have his snail address by now...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Oct 2004, 23:21
Replies: 43
Views: 1,074
Posted By sayonara
Re: Sign the Indymedia petition, y'all

As if they'd only keep that kind of information on servers in the same room.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Oct 2004, 23:16
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By sayonara
Re: Drunken fun (flash game)

My god that's boring.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Oct 2004, 23:10
Replies: 22
Views: 444
Posted By sayonara
Forum: Programming and Discussion 15 Oct 2004, 14:59
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By sayonara
Re: Forms, null values, and PHP/MySQL

Mongy Mong Mong. This comes about because for some reason '(nothing)' is not the same as NULL.


Use one of the suggested methods to check the input before you involve it in an SQL query.


If...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Oct 2004, 14:45
Replies: 34
Views: 576
Posted By sayonara
Re: Pope Not Dead

A box office hit if ever I saw one.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Oct 2004, 14:43
Replies: 58
Views: 1,291
Posted By sayonara
Re: Stargate - Atlantis

There have been 8 episodes so far (it's on hiatus right now) and not one of them has sucked.

That's a very good hit-rate for a new show.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 30 Sep 2004, 13:12
Replies: 23
Views: 1,454
Posted By sayonara
Re: A way to bypass the bot-stopper

Braille display devices exist. There's even functionality in CSS to accomodate them.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Aug 2004, 01:27
Replies: 27
Views: 932
Posted By sayonara
Re: msn messenger email opera

Not only does my MSN ignore my default browser setting, it now refuses to sign in because I forcibly disabled Internet Explorer.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Aug 2004, 01:24
Replies: 35
Views: 966
Posted By sayonara
Re: the best thing since sliced bread

Your pity is feigned?



Hey Leshy, have you tried the web developer's toolbar extension for FF yet?
Best. Thing. Ever.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Aug 2004, 02:04
Replies: 30
Views: 574
Posted By sayonara
Re: Sodding Natwest

Huzzah <3
My mum always said if you can make one person smile on an internet forum, you probably won't go to hell.


Despite the long dread experience of GD I am simply going to assume someone...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2004, 14:10
Replies: 30
Views: 574
Posted By sayonara
Re: Sodding Natwest

You need to watch more television.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2004, 14:00
Replies: 30
Views: 574
Posted By sayonara
You know...

...there is another way.




Well someone had to say it :banana:
Forum: Programming and Discussion 16 Aug 2004, 22:22
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By sayonara
Re: Move to GD, yes or no?

I voted yes because it is less clicking for me, which is good.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Aug 2004, 09:45
Replies: 26
Views: 558
Posted By sayonara
Re: Woman sentenced to 10 days in jail for smoking around her children

As a smoker I find this (a) funny and (b) just.

It's our own decision if we want to poison our bodies, but exposing minors (who don't understand the risks and don't get a say anyway) to it is just...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Aug 2004, 08:54
Replies: 21
Views: 457
Posted By sayonara
Re: Pretty Americans

http://img8.exs.cx/my.php?loc=img8&image=922153rb3.jpg

Phwoooooooooar
Forum: General Discussions 12 Aug 2004, 13:13
Replies: 27
Views: 441
Posted By sayonara
Re: I'm looking for an exception

The films we nominate don't have to be good, just better than first in their series :up:
Forum: General Discussions 12 Aug 2004, 13:11
Replies: 27
Views: 441
Posted By sayonara
Re: I'm looking for an exception

Austin Powers in Goldmember Return of the King X-Men 2 STII: The Wrath of Khan
Forum: General Discussions 12 Aug 2004, 13:00
Replies: 40
Views: 735
Posted By sayonara
Re: why do movie makers insist on subjecting us to shit sequels?

:D

The only scary thing about Congo was that my sister thought it was a good film.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2004, 17:57
Replies: 40
Views: 735
Posted By sayonara
Re: why do movie makers insist on subjecting us to shit sequels?

Looking at the flash web site for Anacondas (which is, surprisingly, accessible), it looks like they have gone for the standard "8 character mix", including such irrationally segregated personalities...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2004, 09:58
Replies: 23
Views: 541
Posted By sayonara
Re: Can anyone tell me why this works in Firefox but not in IE ?

Like I already said, there's no DOCTYPE specification so the rules that the validator is using are fairly arbitrary. From the look of it the original author was using HTML 3 or 4.1 Frameset.

Other...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2004, 09:03
Replies: 23
Views: 541
Posted By sayonara
Re: Can anyone tell me why this works in Firefox but not in IE ?

OK, how about this:

"Errr... if it was a desire of Leshy, it's because he wanted the accessible XHTML solution. "

?
Forum: General Discussions 10 Aug 2004, 22:39
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By sayonara
Re: Anyone played this?

Isn't that the crazy HL1 mod?
Forum: General Discussions 10 Aug 2004, 22:15
Replies: 23
Views: 541
Posted By sayonara
Re: Can anyone tell me why this works in Firefox but not in IE ?

Errr... if it was a problem for Leshy, it's because he needed the accessible XHTML solution.


Indeedeo.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Aug 2004, 21:56
Replies: 23
Views: 541
Posted By sayonara
Re: Can anyone tell me why this works in Firefox but not in IE ?

I know, it's so very simple yet so shockingly absent from any of the specs, tutorials, blogs etc I have seen, including all the endless pages of "oh wtf do I do with these anchors?" threads.

I was...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Aug 2004, 21:37
Replies: 23
Views: 541
Posted By sayonara
Re: Can anyone tell me why this works in Firefox but not in IE ?

Ahhhh...

Those library items contain link tags that fetch the CSS file. That is probably not messing up the page but it is still going to be screwing with IE's parser in some way.

[edit] also...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Aug 2004, 21:34
Replies: 23
Views: 541
Posted By sayonara
Re: Can anyone tell me why this works in Firefox but not in IE ?

The banana page?

That's not been there for yeeeeaaaaaaaars :( (well, probably at least 1 year)
Forum: General Discussions 10 Aug 2004, 21:25
Replies: 23
Views: 541
Posted By sayonara
Re: Can anyone tell me why this works in Firefox but not in IE ?

From a cursory glance I notice the following:

- You have not specified a DOCTYPE so browsers are forced to guess which spec they are meant to use.

- Some of your attributes are not quoted,...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Aug 2004, 09:43
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By sayonara
Re: Microsoft releases free Windows upgrade...sometime soon

http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=04/08/08/2357243&tid=113&tid=154&tid=1
Forum: General Discussions 9 Aug 2004, 19:31
Replies: 57
Views: 1,196
Posted By sayonara
Re: Hello treefriends.

How are you paying for all of this?

:confused:
Forum: General Discussions 8 Aug 2004, 12:13
Replies: 191
Views: 3,429
Posted By sayonara
Re: My housewarming, 28th august

When did this happen and what evil plotting are you up to?
Forum: General Discussions 7 Aug 2004, 19:51
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By sayonara
Re: OK you minging lot

I already have a cool monitor.

I am not interested in modding my case with bizarre windows etc guys, just want some ideas for spraying the ugly thing.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Aug 2004, 12:17
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By sayonara
Re: OK you minging lot

There is no way that windows and strip lights will be installed. PCs should not be treated like seedy sex shops dammit!
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 23:44
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By sayonara
Re: OK you minging lot

It is metal. Beige metal.

Oh my poor eyes.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 21:07
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By sayonara
Re: OK you minging lot

I will require some kind of radar dish, and several unconvincing gnomes.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 20:59
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By sayonara
Re: OK you minging lot

:D

I could always Zimify the case up a bit.

Make it look like the !EARTH HOUSE! or something.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 20:26
Replies: 191
Views: 3,429
Posted By sayonara
Re: My housewarming, 28th august

I don't know when I'm going yet, but if I can't make it to yours I'll send party vibes your way for as long as I can stay awake.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 20:25
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 18:55
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By sayonara
Re: WARNING : You can no longer give abuse to people on Yahoo Messageboards : OFFICIA

He hasn't actually said that he wanted to sue the users. He may be planning to systematically beat them all up.



I think there's a good chance he is counting on them doing that, particularly...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 18:50
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By sayonara
Re: WARNING : You can no longer give abuse to people on Yahoo Messageboards : OFFICIA

Which, by the way, is a response to the thread title: "You can no longer give abuse to people on Yahoo Messageboards"

You can give people abuse but, SHOCK HORROR, you might find there are...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 18:47
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By sayonara
Re: WARNING : You can no longer give abuse to people on Yahoo Messageboards : OFFICIA

Think about it.

He's likely to get settlement from Yahoo because they have made false claims about their service, and obstructed the (usually simple) legal process involved in getting the...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 18:27
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By sayonara
Re: WARNING : You can no longer give abuse to people on Yahoo Messageboards : OFFICIAL

Top marks for reading the article.

Galton is sueing Yahoo! because they failed to disclose the full information for the users in question when he subpoenaed them to do so, and because they did not...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 17:20
Replies: 191
Views: 3,429
Posted By sayonara
Re: My housewarming, 28th august

RR you quite obviously deliberately somehow read my mind and decided to have your party the day I am going to France.

I'm sorry but you will have to reorganise everything at once.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 17:16
Replies: 191
Views: 3,429
Posted By sayonara
Re: My housewarming, 28th august

If it was, there would have been no point sending you there in the first place.

j/k

Maybe some bright spark will start the "GD Get Kura to the party Benevolent Fund".
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 17:00
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By sayonara
Re: OK you minging lot

Anything, I can always practice brushwork on my housemate's door.

:)
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 16:59
Replies: 22
Views: 611
Posted By sayonara
Re: T shirt hell - WARNING ADULT CONTENT

Me:
http://www.tshirthell.com/shirts/tshirt.php?sku=a292

Skiddy:
http://www.tshirthell.com/shirts/tshirt.php?sku=a44
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 16:55
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By sayonara
Re: OK you minging lot

Kudos for getting cock in the first reply :up:
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 16:47
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By sayonara
OK you minging lot

I have a whopping great full tower case and its bland beige horror mocks me on a daily basis.

Something has to change, and I think spray paint might be the way to go.


Give me ideas! What...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 16:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,963
Posted By sayonara
Re: horror "assemble your computer" havoc tales

The last time (ever) was about 6 months ago. What a farce. It ended up costing me about £30 in total for delivery because of their ineptitude.

I won't buy from them again unless I can't find what...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 13:57
Replies: 19
Views: 1,963
Posted By sayonara
Re: horror "assemble your computer" havoc tales

If you are particularly sensitive to delivery times and charges, avoid scan.co.uk like the ****ing plague.

I am using www.savastore.com at the moment, and they rock (aside from being slightly...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2004, 08:47
Replies: 44
Views: 706
Posted By sayonara
Re: ITT we vote on whether montages should be consigned to the RP board

Screw you, you dirty hippy. Get a job.

[/farnsworth]
Forum: General Discussions 5 Aug 2004, 21:25
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By sayonara
Re: german browser game

Let the countdown beeeeeegin!
Forum: General Discussions 5 Aug 2004, 16:36
Replies: 73
Views: 1,279
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 5 Aug 2004, 16:26
Replies: 73
Views: 1,279
Posted By sayonara
Re: This Board is Suffering from ......

:(

You got Lady Snowblood appreciation from me.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 5 Aug 2004, 16:09
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By sayonara
Re: MS Access and web development

www.phpbuilder.com

www.phpfreaks.com
Forum: General Discussions 5 Aug 2004, 16:01
Replies: 73
Views: 1,279
Posted By sayonara
Re: This Board is Suffering from ......

I'm fairly confident that the sort of person who falls into your Negatories category will also be the sort of person who is fully prepared to exploit that sentiment for their own entertainment.
...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Aug 2004, 15:58
Replies: 44
Views: 706
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 5 Aug 2004, 15:52
Replies: 73
Views: 1,279
Posted By sayonara
Re: This Board is Suffering from ......

"Hope", lol.

Why leave it to chance? Tell them.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Aug 2004, 15:32
Replies: 73
Views: 1,279
Posted By sayonara
Re: This Board is Suffering from ......

Hello "Tachy goes to Coventry" option.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Aug 2004, 15:21
Replies: 73
Views: 1,279
Posted By sayonara
Re: This Board is Suffering from ......

If these "Negatories" are so consistently shit, what's the problem with just putting them on ignore lists and just getting on with it?
Forum: General Discussions 5 Aug 2004, 00:10
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By sayonara
Re: doing a presentaion: hints and tips please

Don't wear a duck on your head, because only one person will get it and you can bet they won't say anything.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Aug 2004, 00:06
Replies: 73
Views: 1,279
Posted By sayonara
Re: This Board is Suffering from ......

Without the people whose sole purpose is to shit on everything, the rest of us would not feel as accomplished.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Aug 2004, 23:40
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By sayonara
Re: Get your JUICE today!

I think Npower might have a thing or too to say about these people using their registered brandname in a less than legitimate way.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Aug 2004, 23:15
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By sayonara
Re: Get your JUICE today!

Sites that show me the same content-free page no matter what non-"join us" link I press count as being among the shittest things on the planet.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 4 Aug 2004, 21:22
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 4 Aug 2004, 21:17
Replies: 18
Views: 477
Posted By sayonara
Re: This afternoon I purchased

This morning I took a dump and it was free.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Aug 2004, 21:16
Replies: 19
Views: 1,963
Posted By sayonara
Re: horror "assemble your computer" havoc tales

I suffered no horrors assembling my PC, because I am ace.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Aug 2004, 21:15
Replies: 18
Views: 618
Posted By sayonara
Re: This Morning, the Postman Delivered

Go go Lady Snowblood powers!
Forum: General Discussions 4 Aug 2004, 21:14
Replies: 22
Views: 582
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 4 Aug 2004, 16:26
Replies: 20
Views: 605
Posted By sayonara
Re: can you tell if a person is cool or not by..

My shoes don't even have laces.

:(
Forum: General Discussions 3 Aug 2004, 00:00
Replies: 28
Views: 1,181
Posted By sayonara
Re: calling all horror fans

I haven't bothered to see the remake; I can't see it being as good as Ringu, never mind better.

Just like "The Stepford Wives" is going to be dire compared to the original. You can't re-make a...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Aug 2004, 23:51
Replies: 28
Views: 1,181
Posted By sayonara
Re: calling all horror fans

The problem with Shaun Hutson is that he is really really shit.

Joe Donnelly looked like he was going to be good but it turns out all his books are really really samey. Still, I'd recommend "The...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2004, 19:31
Replies: 129
Views: 2,440
Posted By sayonara
Re: Boy Beaten to Death by Moron imitating Crap Computer Game

Yes, by screening him for the evil gene.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2004, 19:21
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By sayonara
Re: Leader Swap

lol @ Cuba :D

I should have mentioned that the cabinet, parliament (whatever) are "supposed to" do as they're told during the second five days, which opens up whole new comedic possibilities.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2004, 19:15
Replies: 129
Views: 2,440
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2004, 19:12
Replies: 129
Views: 2,440
Posted By sayonara
Re: Boy Beaten to Death by Moron imitating Crap Computer Game

:( I did read it, I just don't think they're 'only slightly' different.

My question doesn't require any causal basis, and I want to know his exact thoughts. I'm not going to read anything into...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2004, 19:10
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By sayonara
Lightbulb Leader Swap

OK, so I've just about got everything ready to start filming the new Channel Four reality TV show "Leader Swap".

The premise is simple:

The leaders of two nations are selected to swap positions...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2004, 19:01
Replies: 129
Views: 2,440
Posted By sayonara
Re: Boy Beaten to Death by Moron imitating Crap Computer Game

The question I'm asking him is not the same as the position you put forward.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2004, 18:59
Replies: 129
Views: 2,440
Posted By sayonara
Re: Boy Beaten to Death by Moron imitating Crap Computer Game

You don't think that stabbing someone in the heart is a particularly psychotic thing to do, regardless of the cause of the behaviour?[/quote]
Answer or you'll get a chinese burn.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2004, 17:55
Replies: 129
Views: 2,440
Posted By sayonara
Re: Boy Beaten to Death by Moron imitating Crap Computer Game

You don't think that stabbing someone in the heart is a particularly psychotic thing to do, regardless of the cause of the behaviour?
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2004, 15:18
Replies: 30
Views: 548
Posted By sayonara
Re: what can make you not taste properly?

Actually the gingivitis one was for MM. In all likelihood if his gums have been bleeding recently, that's what he's got/getting. It's common and easily dealt with.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2004, 12:35
Replies: 30
Views: 548
Posted By sayonara
Re: what can make you not taste properly?

That's not good, you want to get that checked before you get the gingivitis.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2004, 12:27
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By sayonara
Re: MM and RR

Oh the humanity.

I forgot all about msging you Skiddy.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2004, 09:21
Replies: 129
Views: 2,440
Posted By sayonara
Re: Boy Beaten to Death by Moron imitating Crap Computer Game

I just noticed this.

WTF? How is that in any way inferred, implied, intimated, in fact suggested in any way, or even required by, Phang's post? (Reply #41)



I find that offensive.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jul 2004, 23:04
Replies: 129
Views: 2,440
Posted By sayonara
Re: Boy Beaten to Death by Moron imitating Crap Computer Game

I don't see how the two things are related, but for the sake of argument it may well give people good ideas about not leaving hammers laying around, or how to avoid unexpected suffocations.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jul 2004, 17:32
Replies: 129
Views: 2,440
Posted By sayonara
Re: Boy Beaten to Death by Moron imitating Crap Computer Game

I'm fairly ambivalent towards games to be honest; there are few I play and fewer I am really "in to".

The hilarity of drawing a causal link between one copy-cat murder in a playing population of...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jul 2004, 16:17
Replies: 129
Views: 2,440
Posted By sayonara
Re: Boy Beaten to Death by Moron imitating Crap Computer Game

The great thing about all this crazy circus is that in 3-6 months nobody will be playing Manhunt anyway.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jul 2004, 09:21
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By sayonara
Re: Reqium For A Dream

Good films don't need "stars" (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0180093/)*.




* i.e. Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly and Marlon Wayans.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jul 2004, 13:28
Replies: 221
Views: 8,330
Posted By sayonara
Re: Your top 5 worst posters on this board and reasons why.

Like that wasn't the aim of having the obvious mistakes in there.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jul 2004, 12:40
Replies: 36
Views: 669
Posted By sayonara
Re: I am generally happy

Aren't you supposed to be OUT! by tomorrow?
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jul 2004, 10:40
Replies: 2
Views: 1,113
Posted By sayonara
Question Final Fantasy Unlimited

Has anyone seen Final Fantasy Unlimited, Phases 1-4?

If so, is it any good?

http://www.play.com/play247.asp?page=title&r=R2&title=146781
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jul 2004, 09:04
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By sayonara
Re: Why physics is great

I have that on vinyl for some reason.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jul 2004, 12:02
Replies: 119
Views: 1,864
Posted By sayonara
Re: Britain

Similar therapies have been available for severe nicotine addiction for ages, so I don't see why it can't be real.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jul 2004, 11:42
Replies: 62
Views: 1,041
Posted By sayonara
Re: Mark's Part-eh

I think you're addicted to study. And travel.
I prescribe lead shoes and a brain slug.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jul 2004, 09:49
Replies: 62
Views: 1,041
Posted By sayonara
Re: Mark's Part-eh

Technically I also met Skiddy before the party :up:



Let me guess, you were "in Germany" again? :(
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jul 2004, 09:47
Replies: 119
Views: 1,864
Posted By sayonara
Re: Britain

Maybe I can get immunised against football, just in case.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jul 2004, 00:16
Replies: 62
Views: 1,041
Posted By sayonara
Re: Mark's Part-eh

Thank my various gods for that.



Hmmm...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jul 2004, 00:05
Replies: 62
Views: 1,041
Posted By sayonara
Re: Mark's Part-eh

Sweet something of somewhere... you'd better check if the baps are still there, because if not he fed them to me.



He has yet to respond to the Jesus-****ing thread on AW, so I don't know....
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jul 2004, 23:55
Replies: 62
Views: 1,041
Posted By sayonara
Re: Mark's Part-eh

Are we talking about the same Jesus?

:-p
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jul 2004, 21:50
Replies: 62
Views: 1,041
Posted By sayonara
Re: Mark's Part-eh

What kind of job? If it's the sort where you promise yourself it's just until you know the area, and you end up being there for five soul-crushing years, no problem.

:banana:


But you LIVE...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jul 2004, 02:54
Replies: 62
Views: 1,041
Posted By sayonara
Re: Mark's Part-eh

:(

That's just wrong.

Mark, consider this a formal protest: thrrrrppp.

Newsbot is forgivable, because he's moving to York and is therefore easily terrorised. but you let down a fellow AWer!...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jul 2004, 15:52
Replies: 95
Views: 1,781
Posted By sayonara
Re: Employment opportunities

I suspect "which doesnt happen very often" refers to madi misjudging people.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jul 2004, 14:51
Replies: 67
Views: 1,148
Posted By sayonara
Re: [uk] York!

In York they wear hats on their feet, and hamburgers eat people.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jul 2004, 14:29
Replies: 62
Views: 1,041
Posted By sayonara
Re: Mark's Part-eh

My experimentation has shown the 1 in 8 puppies that survive thawing have the galloping brain crazy.

Maybe not puppies.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jul 2004, 14:25
Replies: 62
Views: 1,041
Posted By sayonara
Re: Mark's Part-eh

What sort of presents?

Will a bag of puppies do? They're frozen so I'll need to organise a cooler box.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jul 2004, 14:25
Replies: 57
Views: 1,196
Posted By sayonara
Re: Hello treefriends.

Hire people.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jul 2004, 14:20
Replies: 62
Views: 1,041
Posted By sayonara
Mark's Part-eh

Who's going?

I need to know which weapons to bring.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 22 Jul 2004, 19:45
Replies: 23
Views: 1,454
Posted By sayonara
Re: A way to bypass the bot-stopper

That's not a bad idea, especially if more sites take up the call and make it known that they can do that.

What is turning developers and admins off however are the hardcore evangelists who say...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jul 2004, 14:11
Replies: 99
Views: 1,908
Posted By sayonara
Re: I'm such a twat

Three cheers for Natural Selection!

:banana:
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jul 2004, 12:37
Replies: 99
Views: 1,908
Posted By sayonara
Re: I'm such a twat

Tabling the motion you replace "convenience" with "hedonism".
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jul 2004, 10:36
Replies: 99
Views: 1,908
Posted By sayonara
Re: I'm such a twat

/Posting in a thread where agreeing with Sunday is allowed.
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jul 2004, 00:12
Replies: 25
Views: 675
Posted By sayonara
Re: Dogging

lol

Well it made me laugh.
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jul 2004, 00:10
Replies: 25
Views: 675
Posted By sayonara
Re: Dogging

No.

Dogging is going out to have sex in your car with the express intent of allowing others to watch from outside your car.

It's a bit weird.
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jul 2004, 00:07
Replies: 88
Views: 3,617
Posted By sayonara
Re: Only the brave (/terminally stupid) should enter this thread

This thread is quite unique in that Sunday became the main topic of discussion, yet somehow it keeps getting better and better.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Jul 2004, 23:57
Replies: 23
Views: 1,454
Posted By sayonara
Re: A way to bypass the bot-stopper

No, you can't be forced to as such.

However if someone who was partially sighted or blind attempted to log in to a game like Planetarion, having paid for their credits, and using every reasonable...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jul 2004, 18:28
Replies: 61
Views: 1,266
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Physicist Steven Hawkins has changed his mind about Black Holes...

t=4886

I'd hope you have seen it, seeing as you posted in it several times :confused:

ps- I may have* exagerrated slightly


* did
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jul 2004, 17:46
Replies: 61
Views: 1,266
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Physicist Steven Hawkins has changed his mind about Black Holes...

When I said that on SFN it got turned into a "leave the disabled alone" conversation, so this ought to be interesting.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Jul 2004, 15:44
Replies: 23
Views: 1,454
Posted By sayonara
Re: A way to bypass the bot-stopper

If the options are "single-language questions that can be eventually broken by bots but don't break discrimination laws" or "numeric images that can be eventually broken by bots and do break...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jul 2004, 15:42
Replies: 61
Views: 1,266
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Physicist Steven Hawkins has changed his mind about Black Holes...

That was for the thread starter, not you.

You were just following the leader, but having linked to the article he should have known better.

Bad o/p, naughty o/p.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Jul 2004, 15:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,119
Posted By sayonara
Re: BBC BASIC Decompiler

He's talking about BBC Basic.

10 REM my new program
20 Print "Hello World"
30 GOTO 10

...And so on.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Jul 2004, 15:37
Replies: 23
Views: 1,454
Posted By sayonara
Re: A way to bypass the bot-stopper

Under European law you are liable to be sued or prosecuted under the Disabilities Discrimination Act (that pretty much every country in the EU enforces in one form or another) if you sell a service...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jul 2004, 15:25
Replies: 61
Views: 1,266
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jul 2004, 15:24
Replies: 88
Views: 3,617
Posted By sayonara
Re: Only the brave (/terminally stupid) should enter this thread

But the other half will be posting threads that start [Sunday], complaining about how things were better back in the day.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Jul 2004, 11:34
Replies: 7
Views: 1,119
Posted By sayonara
Re: BBC BASIC Decompiler

Errr... I don't think Basic is compiled.

If so that's probably why there are no decompilers for it.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 20 Jul 2004, 23:57
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By sayonara
Re: Windows Email HTML client needed...

If only Mong had not disabled emails via forum, or had some kind of linkage on his profile, he could be using the v1.0 release of MongMail by now.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 20 Jul 2004, 16:30
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By sayonara
Re: Windows Email HTML client needed...

Orkey dorkey.

I'll throw in the sexeh "check that MX records exist for the alleged e-mail domain before invoking the mail() function" thing too.

I'll do it when I get home from work (about an...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 20 Jul 2004, 16:27
Replies: 23
Views: 1,454
Posted By sayonara
Re: A way to bypass the bot-stopper

Probably the accessibility issue of having awkward-to-read images that can't have meaningful names or alt text.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 17 Jul 2004, 14:52
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By sayonara
Re: PC -> SMS service / Business Communication

There are plenty of solutions under Linux as I said, and a few under Windows. The ones for windows tend to be $250 shareware though.

I haven't tried this before but it looks like just the thing:...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jul 2004, 16:26
Replies: 17
Views: 465
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jul 2004, 16:06
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By sayonara
Re: To people trying to visit my websiet

For technical reasons I cannot access my mail account from where I am now. BMN seems like the ideal solution for seeing this beach of yours.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jul 2004, 15:55
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By sayonara
Re: To people trying to visit my websiet

Someone get to bugmenot.com...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jul 2004, 12:34
Replies: 72
Views: 1,918
Posted By sayonara
Re: lesbians

"I met a gay person once so here are my wacky opinions of every aspect of gaydom" = shite reasoning.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 15 Jul 2004, 00:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By sayonara
Re: Windows Email HTML client needed...

What do you want it to do?

Take e-mail address, subject, current date, priority flag and an html body as input, and rattle off the mail? Or do pretty much the same thing, but sending to all...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jul 2004, 00:11
Replies: 74
Views: 1,227
Posted By sayonara
Re: I spy with my little eye, something beginning with v

Speaking of which, Sandsnake can't still be at work...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jul 2004, 14:15
Replies: 36
Views: 599
Posted By sayonara
Re: Prince of wales utterly pwned

As in "ten per cent of all the people who have ever lived are alive now".
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jul 2004, 13:18
Replies: 36
Views: 599
Posted By sayonara
Re: Prince of wales utterly pwned

Translation:

"Things are unnatural because they are damaging because they are unnatural."

Give me empiricism any day.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 13 Jul 2004, 12:58
Replies: 2
Views: 846
Posted By sayonara
Re: PHP / CGI / Whatever gallery thing

Is this what you were after?

Example Gallery (http://gallery.menalto.com/modules.php?set_albumName=samples&op=modload&name=gallery&file=index&include=view_album.php) / http://gallery.menalto.com/
Forum: Programming and Discussion 13 Jul 2004, 12:52
Replies: 8
Asp
Views: 710
Posted By sayonara
Re: Asp

:up:
Forum: Programming and Discussion 13 Jul 2004, 12:50
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By sayonara
Re: PC -> SMS service / Business Communication

What OS are you running on? There are a couple of solutions for sending SMS from a Linux web server.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jul 2004, 12:43
Replies: 74
Views: 1,227
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jul 2004, 12:34
Replies: 17
Views: 591
Posted By sayonara
Re: US to postpone elections - The Last Straw

Aren't we supposed to take the opposite of everything Condoleezza Rice says as being the truth?
Forum: Programming and Discussion 13 Jul 2004, 10:19
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By sayonara
Re: Windows Email HTML client needed...

I just wrote my own.

Faster, and it does what I want.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jul 2004, 14:03
Replies: 70
Views: 1,921
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2004, 19:59
Replies: 41
Views: 690
Posted By sayonara
Re: I've been using firefox and it sucks, here is why:

Being able to say "#this margin-right { glue: #that margin-left; vposition 0px; gap 0px }" would be super duper.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2004, 19:35
Replies: 41
Views: 690
Posted By sayonara
Re: I've been using firefox and it sucks, here is why:

The problem the W3C has (well, all of us really) is that vendors can just pick up their toys and walk away. What they need is a big stick for hitting people with.

My wish list for future standards...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2004, 19:15
Replies: 41
Views: 690
Posted By sayonara
Re: I've been using firefox and it sucks, here is why:

Found it: it's the fixed/auto/inherit value for the table-layout property of table under CSS2.

It's not a massive problem unless you have a large and/or dynamic table, and is certainly better than...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2004, 19:11
Replies: 41
Views: 690
Posted By sayonara
Re: I've been using firefox and it sucks, here is why:

I agree, Opera's direction is the way to go. But the simple fact is that the market is not moving in that direction fast enough, so keeping current with both the generally accepted standards and the...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2004, 17:31
Replies: 41
Views: 690
Posted By sayonara
Re: I've been using firefox and it sucks, here is why:

I didn't say they contradicted. I am saying that they are implemented to different degrees, and that Opera is closer than the other browser vendors.

The box model differs significantly between...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2004, 15:30
Replies: 41
Views: 690
Posted By sayonara
Re: I've been using firefox and it sucks, here is why:

I'm impressed they are becoming less common. It's just annoying when you are designing a page that adheres to the intentions of the W3C standard, and it displays the same in every fricking browser...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 10 Jul 2004, 02:08
Replies: 6
Views: 1,706
Posted By sayonara
Re: Got spyware/a trojan/a worm?

Latest definition update was 16th June.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 10 Jul 2004, 01:59
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By sayonara
Re: HTML + CSS div tutorial?

Tables were always intended to be used for displaying tabulated data, and right through to the current HTML implementation they have been developed with that in mind.

Unfortunately, since early...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2004, 01:52
Replies: 8
Ntl
Views: 474
Posted By sayonara
Re: Ntl

\o/
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2004, 01:51
Replies: 41
Views: 690
Posted By sayonara
Re: I've been using firefox and it sucks, here is why:

Don't worry, it's just for the bits that count.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2004, 01:43
Replies: 8
Ntl
Views: 474
Posted By sayonara
Re: Ntl

I'm guessing they'll correct it with a bill-fest of death in September :-(
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2004, 01:38
Replies: 8
Ntl
Views: 474
Posted By sayonara
Re: Ntl

NTL charged me £0.14 for three months phone, tv and BB.

<3
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2004, 01:29
Replies: 41
Views: 690
Posted By sayonara
Re: I've been using firefox and it sucks, here is why:

Can't say I had noticed myself. I'll look into it. On a vaguely-related note, get the "paste and go" extension for extra 'a bit like Opera' points.



Ctrl+T, or shift+ctrl+clickonlink


...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jun 2004, 01:20
Replies: 53
Views: 1,318
Posted By sayonara
Re: Gays vs Ninjas

I do Wing Chun and it's the gayest martial art there is.

I could be a double agent \o/
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jun 2004, 00:44
Replies: 177
Views: 4,458
Posted By sayonara
Re: Why you should support what Bush is doing.

It means "if I can make this name stick your arguments won't work any more".
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2004, 11:34
Replies: 177
Views: 4,458
Posted By sayonara
Re: Why you should support what Bush is doing.

People who can't spell should not be allowed opinions.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2004, 09:06
Replies: 48
Views: 1,161
Posted By sayonara
Re: I split up and it got weird...

That's what you get for letting those two into your thread when you're distracted.

Rookie mistake Mong, rookie mistake.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jun 2004, 15:39
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By sayonara
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 19 Jun 2004, 01:23
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By sayonara
Re: Sitecom Router + NTL Broadband = Fun!

RE-FKIN-SOLVED!

I added NTL's backup DNS servers to the router config, and changed the MAC to the router hardware default. That seemd to satisfy NTL's handshake thingummy.

Tra la laaa, me so...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jun 2004, 01:02
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By sayonara
Re: So These Cnuts Beheaded That Guy...

Why would you want to do that?

He wasn't beheaded by web admins.
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 19 Jun 2004, 01:01
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By sayonara
Re: Sitecom Router + NTL Broadband = Fun!

Yes they are - the router seems to be configured fine.

Only thing is it only gets a connection when it is using the MAC number of the modem, and even then neither PC can connect to the intermaweb....
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 19 Jun 2004, 00:43
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By sayonara
Re: Sitecom Router + NTL Broadband = Fun!

I'm not using one atm, but I have been trawling support forums for similar problems and a common solution I have seen is "modem to network card uses regular ethernet cable, but router to modem needs...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 19 Jun 2004, 00:18
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By sayonara
Re: Sitecom Router + NTL Broadband = Fun!

Ahhhh... is this perhaps something to do with crossover cables?
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 19 Jun 2004, 00:13
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By sayonara
Re: Sitecom Router + NTL Broadband = Fun!

Already regged from one of the PCs.

Connecting either PC to the modem directly works fine - it's connecting via the router that is the problem. Even though the router says it can get a response...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 18 Jun 2004, 23:57
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By sayonara
Sitecom Router + NTL Broadband = Fun!

Argh

I have two PCs connected to a sitecom WL-025 router, which in turn is connected to NTL's stand-alone broadband modem.

Using the MAC number of the PC on which the modem was registered for...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2004, 23:19
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2004, 22:59
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By sayonara
Re: For you people who played that fantasy pop star thingy...

"Reporting kennels over the limit" had me in stitches.

Seriously. They come out on tuesday :(
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2004, 16:47
Replies: 25
Views: 673
Posted By sayonara
Re: www.commissionforafrica.org

I'm sure it's the content that matters though.

I'm off home in a sec so I'll have a proper peek later.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2004, 16:46
Replies: 25
Views: 673
Posted By sayonara
Re: www.commissionforafrica.org

"sitemap.pdf" made me close the window. Sorry.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2004, 16:30
Replies: 40
Views: 872
Posted By sayonara
Re: lol, Okay George

This one: http://www.nizkor.org/features/fallacies/begging-the-question.html
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2004, 16:25
Replies: 40
Views: 872
Posted By sayonara
Re: lol, Okay George

He's begging the question, just a little.

According to that muppet Titor you will only have to wait about 6 months for the civil unrest :thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2004, 16:21
Replies: 40
Views: 872
Posted By sayonara
lol, Okay George

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/3816699.stm
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2004, 14:48
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By sayonara
Thumbs up For you people who played that fantasy pop star thingy...

I give you the new generation of fantasy role playing:

The Show Dog Game!

www.showdog.com

:banana:
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jun 2004, 15:48
Replies: 21
Views: 555
Posted By sayonara
Re: Question.

Posting to table the motion that threads about poo carry a [poo] disclaimer.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jun 2004, 15:20
Replies: 36
Views: 691
Posted By sayonara
Re: What should I put on my 'brand new' hard drive?

I was thinking more like a VPN to make the y-k-w easier to work on, but okay.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jun 2004, 11:47
Replies: 36
Views: 691
Posted By sayonara
Re: What should I put on my 'brand new' hard drive?

Mandrake 10 with Apache and mySQL for development of the you-know-what.
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2004, 15:53
Replies: 94
Views: 3,144
Posted By sayonara
Re: Films you have walked out on

I wanted to walk out of Die Another Day (biggest bag of wank in the Bond series), and Matrix: Reloaded (most overblown pile of dung I have ever seen), but was relying on lifts home on both occasions.
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2004, 13:55
Replies: 39
Views: 960
Posted By sayonara
Re: Title of popular culture phenomena

Posting to stay alive.

Winking smiley indicating general ambiguity of prior sentence.
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2004, 13:44
Replies: 72
Views: 1,619
Posted By sayonara
Re: MrL_JaKiri

I'd like to complain. This thread doesn't have anywhere near as much smut in it as I expected.
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2004, 14:14
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By sayonara
Re: So Napster's back........

Apple's success suggests otherwise. Apparently there is a market, if you can capture a share.
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2004, 13:02
Replies: 67
Views: 1,262
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Most Ancient Enemy

If I were Texan I'd be weeping by now.
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2004, 12:54
Replies: 67
Views: 1,262
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Most Ancient Enemy

South Park is not the answer Mark.
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2004, 12:49
Replies: 67
Views: 1,262
Posted By sayonara
Re: The Most Ancient Enemy

Wrong forum MrL.

YT is over there ---->
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2004, 12:38
Replies: 27
Views: 966
Posted By sayonara
Re: Nod needs things to do for the next month.

Any, back up one level of the on-topicness tree, he could always make a Nodbotja.
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2004, 12:20
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By sayonara
Re: O2 Online....again

lol @ phone contracts and "services"

Virgin Mobile++
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2004, 12:18
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By sayonara
Re: Help

Well he said "if we own...", which infers he doesn't have access to their site at all yet.
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2004, 12:04
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By sayonara
Re: Help

If he has to phone up customer support to find out how to use e-mail addresses with his own domain, it's time to move to a better service.
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2004, 12:02
Replies: 31
Views: 529
Posted By sayonara
Re: "It's not illegal if you don't get caught"

From Bass iirc (well, in the UK. No idea what crazy drinks other countries have.)
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2004, 11:58
Replies: 27
Views: 966
Posted By sayonara
Re: Nod needs things to do for the next month.

Become a ninja.

Or build a robot.
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2004, 10:55
Replies: 26
Views: 632
Posted By sayonara
Re: Today, I became a manager

Manager huh?

Guess you'll be on here more often then :-p
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2004, 10:54
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By sayonara
Re: Help

1: Google for pdf995

2: www.phpbb.com

3: Depends how much you want to spend

4: Yes. If a free mail service is not provided by your domain registrar, it should be provided by your web host....
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2004, 10:50
Replies: 34
Views: 632
Posted By sayonara
Re: Why dont Microsoft release a proper web browser?

In business terms it's a good one.

If they release IE7 now, with full CSS support, tabbed browsing etc, then move on to their "integrated experience" product with Longhorn, it will look as if...
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2004, 10:25
Replies: 34
Views: 632
Posted By sayonara
Re: Why dont Microsoft release a proper web browser?

The problems with IE are:

- It doesn't implement CSS properly, forcing designers to come up with elaborate ways (e.g. dynamic values) to get IE to display pages the same as all the other browsers...
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2004, 10:14
Replies: 34
Views: 632
Posted By sayonara
Re: Why dont Microsoft release a proper web browser?

Or simply right-click on the offending object and choose one of the many display options.
Forum: General Discussions 17 May 2004, 12:05
Replies: 64
Views: 1,071
Posted By sayonara
Re: Its going to be 70 degrees today

Turns out sexy is relative, but it was nice in the sun.

Can you reset my password on AWF? Can't recover it from work :(
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2004, 13:42
Replies: 39
Views: 656
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2004, 13:40
Replies: 64
Views: 1,071
Posted By sayonara
Re: Its going to be 70 degrees today

I am going into town to have a drink in the sun with someone sexy.

\o/ teh win.
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2004, 13:38
Replies: 39
Views: 656
Posted By sayonara
Re: My ears are bleeding

Could be worse - you could be listening to Busted or some such shite.
Forum: General Discussions 15 May 2004, 15:00
Replies: 42
Views: 714
Posted By sayonara
Re: Should Blair stay or should he go?

If this thread had something in it about ropes and strong horses, I'd vote.

:(
Forum: General Discussions 15 May 2004, 14:41
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By sayonara
Re: I highly object...

Distracted by the giant avatar, I'll warrant.
Forum: General Discussions 15 May 2004, 14:37
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By sayonara
Re: I highly object...

Heh heh heh.

This forum needs Zimming up again. It's all football football football.
Forum: General Discussions 15 May 2004, 14:32
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By sayonara
Re: I highly object...

Nice try MrL.
Forum: General Discussions 15 May 2004, 14:19
Replies: 51
Views: 1,047
Posted By sayonara
Re: Piers Gone....

Perhaps by "Piers' position" he meant curled up on a duvet, crying.

:banana:
Forum: General Discussions 15 May 2004, 14:19
Replies: 38
Views: 1,238
Posted By sayonara
Re: My father

Condolences :(
Forum: General Discussions 15 May 2004, 14:17
Replies: 18
Views: 758
Posted By sayonara
Re: oi gangsta rappers

ZOMBIE POST!

I don't remember that far back.
Forum: General Discussions 15 May 2004, 14:13
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By sayonara
Re: I highly object...

I leave you guys alone for five minutes (well, months) and when I come back you're fighting over horrific avatars.

Anyway, Flavius obviously wins.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2004, 20:24
Replies: 29
Views: 904
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2004, 12:58
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By sayonara
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2004, 12:55
Replies: 39
Views: 618
Posted By sayonara
Re: @ Has To Be The Most Useless Shorthand Ever

Evidence about what? I don't see them disproving the "about" theory per se - they simply provide evidence for a different stance.

I agree this @=about thing is unevidenced, but that doesn't mean...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2004, 12:04
Replies: 39
Views: 618
Posted By sayonara
Re: @ Has To Be The Most Useless Shorthand Ever

No it doesn't. It mentions it vaguely, then jumps of into a few historical examples from other cultures.

Incidentally, a single-point source based on an interview with a single-point source is not...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2004, 11:55
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By sayonara
Re: Odds on, God exists says scientist....

I'm sure the calculation is perfectly fine. It's the random assignment of probabilities and the trumped-up "importance" of earthbound events that give me problems.

I also found it quite funny that...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2004, 13:06
Replies: 50
Views: 1,387
Posted By sayonara
Re: Gay Marriage

I was going to yell "strawman" at the poem but it seems like there's little point now.

:(
Forum: General Discussions 5 Mar 2004, 16:28
Replies: 27
Views: 617
Posted By sayonara
Re: What does "pld" stand for?

pld = Pretty Lame Definition.

HAHAHA
Forum: General Discussions 4 Mar 2004, 01:11
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By sayonara
Re: Final Fantasy Music

Liberi Fatali all the way :)
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2004, 13:52
Replies: 58
Views: 1,714
Posted By sayonara
Re: So what should I say?

Are you the ghost of General Grigori Konstantinovich Zhukov, or just a bit fruity?
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2004, 13:50
Replies: 60
Views: 1,080
Posted By sayonara
Re: [UK] TV Licenses

This is the current subject of discussion on BBC Radio 2 right now btw.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2004, 14:55
Replies: 38
Views: 741
Posted By sayonara
Re: Sorry UK....

That's not really news tbh.

Anyway, I'm on it.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2004, 20:06
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By sayonara
Re: blazin squad

I thought they broke up?
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2004, 16:54
Replies: 32
Views: 570
Posted By sayonara
Re: Yet Another Totally Useless Thread, from me, Bender!

Battle of the Planets > Defenders of the Earth
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2004, 10:13
Replies: 127
Views: 2,923
Posted By sayonara
Re: There's Something About Mirium

/tabling the motion that in the interests of being mutually informed, we ought to arrange for Flavius to spend the day shopping with a shim.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Feb 2004, 20:48
Replies: 127
Views: 2,923
Posted By sayonara
Re: There's Something About Mirium

*That's a terrible analogy, because:

a) Who ever heard of a 70-yr-old in a 20-yr-old's body?

b) Transexuals want to claim the life they know they should have been born into, not dodge abstract...
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